from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any kind of sedge (Carex) which forms dense tufts in a wet meadow or boggy place.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tall and elegant grass, Poa flabellata (Dactylis c├Žspitosa), a native of the Falkland Islands, Tierra del Fuego, and southern Patagonia, delighting in boggy and peaty ground.
  • n. In Australia, a plant of the lily family, Lomandra (Xerotes) longifolia, considered the best native substitute for esparto.
  • n. A tufted grass, Aira c├Žspitosa. Britten and Holland.


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